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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] x86: correct assertion in destroy_perdomain_mapping()

>>> On 20.04.18 at 17:21, <andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 20/04/18 16:03, Jan Beulich wrote:
>> hvm_domain_initialise() may call this with nr being zero, which triggers
>> the "does not cross L3 boundary" check.
>> Signed-off-by: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@xxxxxxxx>
> Is this the correct fix?
> Its unclear what the call to create_perdomain_mapping() is doing, but it
> is the sole caller which passes 0.
> I presume it is to allocate d->arch.perdomain_l3_pg but
> destroy_perdomain_mapping() doesn't free this page, so I've got no idea
> what the destroy call is trying to achieve.

Callers of this pair of functions should not be concerned about their
inner workings: If the create call succeeded, the destroy function should
be called for cleanup, even if that's _currently_ a no-op.


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